Hamden Police - News Release
CONTACT: Sean J. Dolan – Public Information Officer
PIO #: 21-135
On 12/02/21 at approximately 9:30PM, a tip was received by school officials about a threat at Hamden High School regarding potential gun violence. The Hamden Police Department immediately launched an investigation into the online threat. Out of an abundance of caution, school officials decided to close Hamden High School on Friday, 12/03/21. This decision was made in conjunction with Hamden school officials, Mayor Lauren Garrett’s office and the Hamden Police Department.
The Hamden Police Department has increased its presence at Hamden High School over the past few weeks and will continue with those efforts. Additional police patrols will also monitor Hamden schools throughout town.
Anyone with information regarding this threat is asked to contact the Hamden Police Department at 203-230-4000. If you see or know something, please say something. Any information provided can remain confidential.